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From Marc Slemko <ma...@znep.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] correct irix 5.3 gcc -Wall warnings
Date Mon, 17 Feb 1997 10:08:59 GMT
On Mon, 17 Feb 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:

> Marc Slemko wrote:
> > 
> > On Mon, 10 Feb 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > 
> > > This is interesting.  IRIX FD_ZERO uses bzero and requires you to include
> > > <bstring.h> to get the prototype.  Weirdos.
> > > 
> > > Also, killpg() is part of the IRIX -D_BSD_COMPAT functionality, and since
> > > the rest of apache doesn't use -D_BSD_COMPAT it probably shouldn't use
> > > killpg()... I fear some sort of compatibility problem.
> > 
> > I was about to commit this, but was trying to figure out what to say in
> > the PORTING file.  "Define if the OS has bstring.h"?  No, since lots of
> > OSes have bstring.h but don't need it included.  "Define if the OS needs
> > bstring.h for FD_ZERO"?  Well... sure, but that doesn't really fit with
> > the HAVE_BSTRING_H bit. 
> 
> > Comments?
> 
> Traditionally we've used NEED_*...

Except that NEED_* is used more for entire functions which are not present
in the OS, and NEED_BSTRING_H still doesn't entirely make sense.

Sigh.  Perhaps I whould commit it now to get it in the tree and have it in
the next beta, then we can figure out a better name for it and easily
change it later.


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